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Monday, August 31, 2015

#2 Boxers or Sleep Shorts from Worn Shirt

RanchHouse September Sewing Goal:
  • Mend, alter, refashion 10 Boxers or Sleep Shorts. This is #2.
 Boxers or Sleep Shorts:
  • Made from Pre-retirement stash that does not fit the Retirement lifestyle.
  • Fit the need for more at-home lounge clothes.
After: Front
WHOOPS!!! Original unmatched side seams show.
 
After: Red Back panel and elastic waistband.
No center back seam to ride up.

Before:  A worn casual shirt from the closet that I was not wearing.

After: Back panel boxers for sleep or lounge
Steps:
*Old Shirt to New Boxers: Piece and cut new boxers. Add the red back panel and waistband cut from stash fabric.
*Back Panel Pattern: Pattern from men's boxers was traced onto white pillowcases. There aren't side seams. They can be added in order to piece fabrics.

What I Learned:  WHOOPS!!! I laid the new pattern across existing unmatched plaid shirts seams. Theses seams show as unmatched seams in the new boxers. 
Close-up.
Men's-wear print echoes the plaid and boxers.
Before; Old shirt from the closet.
Denim and red fabric audition.

Stash Fabric: Stash fabric is folded onto a file folder and stacked onto a bookcase.




 

1 comment:

Minnado said...

That is a clever way to use an old shirt

\debbie EOD